Black Cat #50
(June 1954)

Harvey, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand
Black Cat Mystery
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US (#1-58); Standard Silver Age US (#59-62)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia info from a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


The King Is Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Amos Banteen, Jedediah Lash, and Jesse Walker want to know why lonely old Wilkie Watts has been stealing corpses from the nearby cemetery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ben Samuels, December 2007: previously indexed with pencils by John Giunta.

Moe Gambo (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Nostrand?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Moe Gambo is the best hunter around, until he meets an exotic woman named Ava Riley who wants him for herself, and will stop at nothing to have him!
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Indexer Notes

Mogambo parody

White Heat (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
John Belfi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Walter Thorne needs money to help pay for his dying wife's operation and steals some uranium from the Nuclear Power Plant that he works at for some shady characters. After receiving payment of $10,000, he plans to pay for his wife's operation but she can't be saved because the doctor needed that special uranium to perform the operation!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credits from Ben Samuels, December 2007.

Here Today... (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check
Inks
Sid Check ?; Frank Frazetta (inking assist, six panels)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An eccentric and very tall stranger named H. Jonathan Aloysius Cruikshank comes to town and charms the local folk. It turns out he's really a normal man in disguise that wants to get revenge on the local banker, sheriff, and general store owner for wronging him in the past.
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Indexer Notes

see Comments on inks credits.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. White Heat!
  2. 1. The King Is Dead
  3. 2. Moe Gambo
  4. 3. White Heat
  5. 4. Here Today...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Mike White
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne